Leon Gorman, longtime LL Bean leader, dies at 80

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A grandson of L.L. Bean who led the outdoors retailer after the founder's death has died. Leon Gorman was 80.

The company says Gorman died Thursday at home in Yarmouth after battling...

Member of Dutch air force may have joined Islamic State

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands' Defense Ministry announced Thursday that a serving member of the Dutch air force may have traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

The ministry...

Attorney general: Woman who died in jail was being monitored

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota say a 24-year-old woman who suffered a fatal methamphetamine overdose while in custody was asked repeatedly by jail staff whether she had taken any illegal...

Judge may set murder trial in San Francisco pier shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge is deciding whether to schedule a murder trial for a Mexican national deported from the United States five times before shooting a young woman — a death that became the...

False report jolts investigation into Illinois officer death

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A false report sent dozens of officers scrambling through a cornfield at night in hopes of finding the suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a northern Illinois police officer, officials...

Q&A: What to look for with Guatemala's former president

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President Otto Perez Molina has resigned amid a corruption scandal after a judge issued an order to detain him in the case.

Here's what to look for as the case moves...

Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues

NEW YORK (AP) — The pope's visit to New York City later this month will likely raise security issues and costs to new heights in a city where protecting a dignitary is an art and a point of pride.

New York...

Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos at train station

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the thousands surged...